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Castle Hill Country Club is one of Sydney’s leading semi-private golf clubs and for many years has been recognised among the top 100 golf courses in Australia.

Boasting a world class par-72 championship golf course, Castle Hill Country Club is nestled among 167 acres of open fairways and picturesque bushland with extensive clubhouse amenities. Bunya pines and convict cut sandstone feature on the course and practice range.

As a past host of major events including the Australian PGA Championship, NSW Open Golf Championship and Canon Challenge, the Castle Hill Country Club’s clubhouse coupled with the prestigious golf course ensures it is one of the premier venues in Australia.

Castle Hill Country Club played host to the historic NSW Open Golf Championships in November 2013, an exciting showcase event, with  international and national golfers competing. The tournament’s naming rights sponsor was Gloria Jean’s Coffees and was won by Aron Price.

Castle Hill Country Club holds a two day Men’s Pro Am tournament each year and has been awarded “NSW/ACT Best City Pro Am” for three consecutive years, for the 2013, 2014 & 2015 events.


History




1950 The first official meeting of Castle Hill Country Club was held on 4th May.
1951 The property known as “Heywood” and the adjoining 214 acres were purchased on 28th February. A temporary 9 hole course was opened on Sunday, 21st October.
1952 The Club was officially opened on Sunday, 31st August. The first Club Professional was appointed, Mr Charlie Cowling.
1956 The first Castle Hill Country Club Spring Cup was held.
1965 Construction commenced on the 18th hole dam.
1968 The NSW PGA Championship was played at Castle Hill for the first time and was won by W E Dunk (Billy).
1969 The NSW PGA Championship was played at Castle Hill and was again won by W E Dunk (Billy).
1970 The NSW PGA Championship was played at Castle Hill for the third year and won for the third time by W E Dunk (Billy).
1975 25 year Club Anniversary.
1977 Castle Hill wins the Eric Apperly Shield.
1983 Past President Jack Kerr’s foresight becomes reality with Castle Hill Country Club’s dam system connected to the water treatment plant on Wright’s Road.
1985 A memorable year for Castle Hill, winning the Eric Apperly Shield, the Metropolitan Pennant and the Senior Masters Pennant. The Australian PGA is held at Castle Hill and won by Greg Norman.
1986 The Australian PGA is held for a second year at Castle Hill and is won by Michael Harwood. David Ecob wins the Australian Amateur Championship.
1987 Castle Hill wins the Eric Apperly Shield.
1990 The new clubhouse is officially opened. Castle Hill wins the Eric Apperly Shield.
1992 The membership accepts the course “Master Plan” developed by Newton, Grant and Spencer.  Castle Hill wins the ladies Silver Pennant.
1993 Castle Hill hosts the Canon Challenge won by Michael Campbell. Castle Hill wins the ladies Bronze II Pennant. Matthew Ecob wins the NSW Amateur Championship.
1994 Castle Hill hosts the Canon Challenge won by Peter Senior. Castle Hill wins the ladies Bronze II Pennant.
1995 Castle Hill wins the ladies No. 2 Grade.
1996 Associate members become full members of the club paying equal fees with the all rights and privileges of male members.
1997 Castle Hill wins the ladies Silver Pennant and Bronze I.
1998 Castle Hill wins the ladies Bronze II Pennant.
1999 Castle Hill wins the Eric Apperly Shield, the Group 2 Pennant and the ladies Silver Pennant. Brendan Jones wins the Australian Amateur Championship.
2000 Castle Hill hosts the Canon Challenge won by Paul Gow.
2001 Castle Hill hosts the Canon Challenge which is won by David Smail (NZ). Castle Hill wins the ladies Silver Pennant and Bronze II.
2003 A great year for ladies golf at Castle Hill with wins in Bronze II Pennant, Bronze I Salver and Bronze III Salver.
2004 Castle Hill wins the Metropolitan Major Pennant and the ladies Silver Pennant.
2005 Castle Hill wins the Senior Masters Pennant, Bronze I Salver and Bronze III Salver.
2006 The 5th green rebuild completes the Course Master Plan which began in 1992.  Castle Hill wins ladies Bronze III.
2007 Castle Hill wins ladies Bronze II.
2009 Castle Hill wins ladies No. 3 Grade and Bronze III.
2010 Castle Hill Country Club’s 60th Anniversary.
2011 60th Anniversary of the first competition round played at the club.
2012 Castle Hill wins ladies No. 2 Grade and Bronze II.
2013 Castle Hill Country Club named as Host Club for 2013 NSW Open, and successfully hosts the Gloria Jean’s Coffees 2013 NSW Open, despite trying weather conditions.  Winning his first Professional title on home soil was Aron Price is the winner, and a new course record is set by Amateur Ben Eccles, with a 10 under par round of 62.  Castle Hill wins ladies Bronze I. I C Frith & Associates Insurance Brokers Castle Hill Pro Am awarded the 2013 NSW/ACT City Pro-Am of the Year at the 2013 NSW/ACT PGA Annual Awards
2014 Castle Hill Country Club named “Club of the Year” by Australian Golf DigestI C Frith & Associates Insurance Brokers Castle Hill Pro Am awarded the 2014 NSW/ACT City Pro-Am of the Year at the 2014 NSW/ACT PGA Annual Awards
2015 Brightside Cover Castle Hill Pro Am awarded 2015 NSW/ACT City Pro-Am of the Year at the 2015 NSW/ACT PGA Annual Awards Castle Hill hosts the Australian Faldo Series championship
2016 Castle Hill wins the ladies Bronze III Pennant. Castle Hill hosts the Australian Faldo Series championship
2017 Castle Hill wins the ladies Bronze III Pennant. Castle Hill hosts the Australian Faldo Series championship
2018 Castle Hill hosts the Volkswagen Scramble

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